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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 1: Our Ideas About Weather and Climate– Using Weather Maps

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Lesson 8: Observing the Crysalis

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Teacher Tips: Weather

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STC Secondary: Exploring Respiration and Circulation

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Storm Smart

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Rocks and Minerals– Incorporating Literacy

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Soils– Reading Resource Extensions

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Exploring Planetary Systems–Thinking about our Solar System

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Explore Smithsonian: How Can We Know About the Reproductive Cycle of an Animal by Its Poop?

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Understanding Weather and Climate– Lesson 5: Convection Current in the Air

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Explore Smithsonian: How Do Astronomers See the Invisible Parts of the Universe?

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Land and Water– Lesson 2 The Water Cycle: Modeling Land and Water

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STC Program: Microworlds Student Investigations Guide, 3rd Edition

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Elementary Weather Lesson

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How Would You Design a Lighthouse?

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Rocks and Minerals– Lesson 8: Shining a Light on the Minerals

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STCMS™: Earth's Dynamic Systems

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Disaster Detector

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Soils– Materials Distribution: Roles and Responsibilities

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Tami's Tower: Let's Think About Engineering

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Lesson 1: Getting Ready for Caterpillars

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Lesson 2: Caring for Caterpillars

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Exploring Plate Tectonics– Recording Earthquake Waves

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STC-Secondary™: Exploring Planetary Systems

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Rocks and Minerals– Creating Take Home Field Guides

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Explore Smithsonian: What can we Learn from Lion Poop?

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Animal Studies– Materials Management

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Explore Smithsonian: How Are Optical Instruments Tested Before Space Flight?

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STCMS™: Structure and Function

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Life Cycle of Butterflies– Lesson 3: Learning More About Caterpillars

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